According to the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), on the evening of the 20th local time, the five-party meeting attended by representatives of the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee, the Japanese government and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government unanimously decided that the Tokyo Olympics will not Will receive ordinary audiences from overseas. Experts estimate that this move will cause economic losses of over 150 billion yen.

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The bid and preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics led to a large number of major infrastructure construction projects such as the Metropolitan Expressway, Tomeihan Expressway, Tokaido Shinkansen, and Haneda Airport expansion. Tokyo completely changed its appearance from the scorched soil of the Pacific War. Japan started the “high economic growth period” of the entire 1960s, and it exceeded the task of doubling or quadrupling per capita income within five years. The Lehman shock in 2008 (the subprime mortgage crisis in the United States) and the 311 earthquake in 2011 caused a series of negative economic consequences. The yen appreciated sharply, which eventually caused the then Democratic regime to step down. Tokyo’s bid to host the 2020 Olympics is another major economic stimulus measure taken by Abe after the “three arrows”. It is related to the historical evaluation of the entire second Abe regime and its derivative Suga Yoshihide regime. Last year, due to the full bloom of the global epidemic from Europe to the United States and Japan’s implementation of the so-called “emergency declaration” semi-blockade measures, the Olympic Games were forced to be postponed for one year. In the end, no one in Japan made it clear that this was the case, except that Abe resigned due to illness. So a little bit of the taste of the back pot. The one-year postponement has caused huge losses to the Japanese government, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee, and the International Olympic Committee. The losses of this Olympic Games may have been much higher than the London and Rio Olympic Games. If it is held in a normal format, the loss of the Olympic Games may reach an unacceptable figure. The refusal to accept overseas audiences also completely violates Abe’s original intention of stimulating tourism and the economy in the Olympic bid. Since the Atlanta and Sydney Olympics, the cost of the Olympics has become higher and higher. With the exception of the Beijing Olympics, every event has failed to achieve the goal of profitability. Will the 2021 Tokyo Olympics become a turning point for the International Olympic Committee and even the entire modern Olympic movement?

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helpmekim
6 months ago

I think “not accepting overseas audiences” is good, and I sincerely praise Japan. What’s so good about this? It’s not a joke to see how much money they have lost for tickets and travel, but-six months later, we can follow Japan in opening the Winter Olympics, “in line with international standards,” and we will also hold the Winter Olympics behind closed doors. Recently, several countries in Europe have begun to lock down cities to varying degrees, such as Germany and Italy. It is estimated that there will be at least a big rebound this autumn and winter, and it is not impossible to set new highs. Therefore, even if we have completed the universal vaccine work, it is difficult to guarantee that foreign tourists will not bring transmission. If we do not receive overseas audiences, we only need to isolate the participants in the Olympic Village for 14 days (this has been done in the Australian Open this year, and the effect is not bad), and there is no need to worry about the isolation of overseas tourists. Now that Japan has started, then we will be able to follow the well-justified Xiao Gui and Cao, and we will have a convincing explanation in the international community. As for tickets and travel, this is really nothing for our country. With the huge consumption enthusiasm of the Chinese people, you can digest as much as you come. And we didn’t expect the Winter Olympics to play a big role in boosting the national economy like Japan did at the beginning; it was nothing more than redeeming some more dollars when we divided the Olympic Committee into shares. Then we are like the owners who lack this dollar?

heloword
6 months ago

According to the Japanese character, no one would come out and say, “We are discontinuing the Olympic Games.” No one wants to take this responsibility. Everyone will silently drag on until the end is really impossible, so everyone cried and said, ” It seems that no one will come to the competition and we have to be forced to cancel it. I’m really sorry.”

helpyme
6 months ago

As a sports tourism practitioner, this news is the last disillusionment for me. Last year, the Olympic Games was delayed by one year due to the epidemic. At any rate, there was a psychological expectation. If the Olympic Games were to be held a year later, as a sports tourism practitioner, I could still count on it. Until the beginning of March this year, there have been various channels saying that the Tokyo Olympics will not receive overseas audiences. I still have the luck to say that as long as there is no official announcement, it is possible to go to Tokyo to watch the game. Now, there is no hope. I think this is a major blow as a practitioner of sports tourism, and the official agent Caesar Travel in China has suffered more severe blows than our small and medium-sized institutions. I, starting from 2019, have been preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. During the period, I applied for classes at my own expense to learn Japanese, in order to be able to better serve customers in Tokyo during the Olympics. In addition, I applied for some competition tickets myself. I hope After work, I can take my family to experience the Olympic atmosphere on the spot. However, all the efforts have come to naught. . . It can be seen that choice is more important than hard work! In this epidemic, the sports industry and the tourism industry suffered heavy losses. Sports companies around us collapsed one after another. Those who did not go bankrupt were also involved in lawsuits. Many colleagues were still talking about competitions and marketing the day before, but the company disbanded in an instant. I can only pay tribute to the persistence of colleagues who are still engaged in this industry!

sina156
6 months ago

I really can only blame Japan for the wrong side. Why does the Tokyo Olympics not receive overseas audiences? It’s because of the epidemic. Remember what the public opinion of Little Japan said when we first launched the vaccine last year. “Made in China? I started to doubt when I heard it. Who knows what this is. Even if Japan adopts it, I will never get vaccinated. I don’t believe it at all.” There are many such suspicions about our vaccines, and even borrow vaccines. I will slander our comments again, I will not put it up, worrying that the review will not be able to hh, all here below, just click to open and read. What to do then? Can only keep the thighs of American Baba. It’s a pity that this thigh is not easy to hold. The price of a Pfizer vaccine is three times that of ours, and the transportation conditions are extremely harsh. More importantly, the output cannot reach the required quantity at a time. In addition, after it broke out that 23 elderly people in Norway had died after being vaccinated by Pfizer, Little Japan began to panic, and this was the reason to consider a vaccine from China. But it’s late. Buying vaccines has to line up like buying vegetables in a vegetable market. There are many other countries waiting for our vaccines. The Japanese government originally hoped to vaccinate all people in the first half of this year, before the Olympics, because only the vaccination rate reached two-thirds to prevent the spread of the virus. But now that there is a shortage of vaccines, overseas audiences can only be banned from entering the country. It’s quite miserable. The economy has been tepid for many years, so I hope to host an Olympic Games to gather morale, revitalize the economy, and brush up on its international presence. This time, I didn’t realize the sense of existence, but gave us a lot of finishing touches to China. A few days ago, the International Olympic Committee named Chinese vaccines and provided Chinese vaccines to the contestants in a unified manner. It’s really a pity for Japan. The rock I lifted up fell to the ground and hit my foot and I couldn’t cry.

yahoo898
6 months ago

Let me add my previous answer about the empty venue of the Tokyo Olympics. The economic loss of empty venues for the Tokyo Olympics may amount to 2.4 trillion yen, but now the Tokyo Olympics will not receive ordinary spectators from overseas. This will cause economic losses of more than 150 billion yen. In other words, Japan is not open to the outside world, and only allowing Japanese locals to participate in the Olympics can recover 2.2 trillion yen in losses. It is impossible to think about it. The Tokyo Olympics is already a cumbersome issue that Japan must deal with. Whether it is held or not will put Japan on the cusp of a storm. However, if you have an account, you must calculate it clearly. How much money can be earned by receiving overseas audiences, Japan will also earn 150 billion yen, which is only 1.3 billion U.S. dollars. But if it receives overseas audiences, Japan will spend 900 million U.S. dollars to prevent new coronary pneumonia. That is, Japan earned 400 million U.S. dollars in receiving overseas audiences. However, if the impact of the follow-up new crown pneumonia is added, the prevalence of new crown pneumonia in Japan, the US$400 million earned may not be comparable to the economic losses caused by the new crown pneumonia in the later period. Therefore, not accepting overseas spectators is not only responsible to the athletes, but also to the people of Japan. Here I want to mention the International Olympic Committee. It does not accept overseas audiences. Japan’s source of income for hosting the Olympics is only broadcasting rights. However, Japan bears all the expenses, but the dividends for many broadcasting rights are basically zero. Even if Japan can negotiate with the IOC this time about a good dividend ratio for broadcasting rights, how much loss can it recover? The Olympics is finally approaching, and I hope that Chinese athletes can play well. Cheer for the Chinese Olympic athletes. fighting!

leexin
6 months ago

Japan’s Olympics will pay for the blood, and whether to accept overseas audiences is just a matter of paying more and less. Moreover, from a historical point of view, this time the Tokyo Olympics will be the starting point of Japan’s economic decline. Starting this year, Japan Japan’s economy will enter a long-term downward trend and be left far behind by Germany. Japan is a country without a future. The right to host the Olympics that the Abe government desperately won will not only not become a booster for Japan’s economic growth, it will also Because of the huge debt problem, the epidemic prevention and control problem and the problem of the world economic crisis, it has become the next Brazil.

greatword
6 months ago

Let’s talk about it first, why does Japan want to host the Tokyo Olympics in such an ironic place? Due to the outbreak of the 2020 epidemic, Japan finally postponed the Tokyo Olympics, which also triggered the so-called Japanese Olympic curse. In fact, this statement was first put forward by Taro Aso, the former prime minister, current deputy prime minister and finance minister of Japan who has always been nervous. The “hereditary prime minister” who loves comics and has no words for words, in a parliamentary defense, as a former Olympian, he said with emotion: “The Tokyo Olympics in 1940 was cancelled because of the war, and the 1980 Moscow Olympics 40 years later were also cancelled. It was boycotted.” Now it is another 40 years, and this Tokyo Olympics may also be a cursed Olympics. It is said that as soon as Aso said this, the scene of the Japanese parliament was strangely quiet. Since then, the so-called cursed Olympics has spread like wildfire, and it has gradually been fermented on the domestic Internet as a joke that Japan will host the Olympic Games. In fact, although the 1940 Olympics were cancelled, Japan finally successfully hosted the Tokyo Olympics in 1964. This is also the first time that Asia has hosted the Olympic Games. It can be said that the Olympic Games changed Japan’s luck. Getting rid of the shadow of war, establishing a new international image, boosting the morale of the people, and showing its determination and strength to develop the country were all the reasons why Japan insisted on bidding for the Olympics at that time. Of course, the most important thing is to take advantage of the Olympic Games to stimulate economic growth. Facts have proved that Japan did achieve this goal. In order to prepare for the Tokyo Olympics in 1964, Japan spared no effort to spend 1 trillion yen (approximately 3 billion US dollars at the exchange rate at the time), which was the largest investment in the Olympic Games at the time, including the construction of facilities and facilities directly related to the Olympic Games. The capital for operation and maintenance is about 100 billion yen. The remaining investment accounted for most of the investment in Tokyo’s infrastructure construction, including the assault completion of the Tokaido Shinkansen, Metropolitan Expressway, Tokyo overhead monorail power, Large-scale projects such as Tokyo subway and transportation network. Such a large-scale effort has naturally brought a huge return. The most intuitive thing is that Japan’s economic growth rate during the preparatory period for the Olympic Games has increased substantially, from 14.5%, 7%, 10.5%, and 13.1% from 1961 to 64. At the same time, the Olympic Games also created a large number of employment opportunities, including 390,000 and 600,000 more jobs in 63 and 64 than in the previous year. The Tokyo Olympics in 64 brought about the sustained prosperity of the Japanese economy, which was regarded by economists as the engine of Japan’s economic take-off, and was called the “Olympic boom” in history. Back to the present, on the evening of the 20th local time in 2021, the five-party meeting attended by representatives of the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee, the Japanese government and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has unanimously decided that the Tokyo Olympics will not receive Ordinary audience overseas. The Japanese government initially planned to allow as many foreign visitors and tourists as possible in order to boost the economy that has been hit hard by the epidemic. However, according to public opinion surveys, most Japanese people are worried that the entry of foreign visitors may exacerbate the epidemic, and they are especially worried about the spread of the mutant new crown virus found in many countries. Therefore, the Japanese government’s desire to use the Olympics to reproduce the glory of the year burst like the bubble economy in the late 1920s. For Japan’s refusal to accept foreign audiences, it will have a fatal blow to Japan’s economy. So far, the Tokyo Olympics, which has not yet opened, is already the most expensive Olympic Games in history. When Tokyo won the right to host the 2020 Olympics in 2013, the official estimate was that it would spend US$7.3 billion. But today, the budget of the Japanese Organizing Committee has been adjusted to 15.4 billion U.S. dollars, but industry experts estimate that this figure has actually reached 26 billion U.S. dollars. As for Japan in this Olympic crisis, we can just take a wait-and-see attitude and not interfere. Finally, I wish our athletes, win glory for the country and stay away from pain.

loveyou
6 months ago

This is not a loss of 150 billion yen, but a profit. 150 billion yen seems to be a lot, but it is less than 9 billion when converted into RMB according to the exchange rate, and it is even lower when converted into US dollars, which is less than 1.4 billion U.S. dollars. Some people say that 9 billion yuan is a lot, but even in a country with a relatively low per capita GDP, 9 billion yuan is the GDP of an ordinary fifth-tier prefecture-level city in one month. At the beginning of this year, Harbin in Northeast China caused a loss of several times this due to the local spread of the new crown epidemic, the suspension of production and work restrictions and strict traffic control for a month (Harbin’s annual GDP of more than 500 billion in 2020 averages more than 40 billion per month). For Japan, the Olympic Games will not accept overseas audiences. The respondent estimated that the biggest possibility for making this decision is that the vaccination schedule is too late. At present, it is only 4 months before the opening. According to the current mainstream vaccination rate in major countries around the world, it is almost impossible to raise the injection rate of all citizens above the herd immunity line before the opening. The official domestic vaccination started at the end of December last year. Japan was on February 17 this year, 6-8 weeks later than the countries that produce vaccines in China, the United States, and the United Kingdom. At the same time, it is limited by vaccine supply. Japan will only have it until March 22. 620,000 people were vaccinated with the first dose, and less than 30,000 people completed the second dose. It is certain that herd immunity will not be achieved before the opening. Therefore, we gave up receiving overseas visitors and abandoned the sesame seeds of the exhibition economy to ensure the normal operation of local industry and commerce. There is no need to discuss things in the governments of these countries in East Asia with normal online mathematics ability. Of course, some of the high praise answers in the lower part of this question ridiculed the Japanese government’s decision makers for making Japan faceless in this matter, and the respondent felt that there was no need to have such an attitude and emotion. Because of this kind of sentiment, the probability of finally overturning is not low-the Winter Olympics to be held in our country on February 4 next year is only 6 months later than the Tokyo Olympics in terms of time. According to the main answer, domestic college students are expected to complete all vaccinations before the summer vacation at the end of June. It can be inferred that by the first half of this year, my country’s vaccination rate will not exceed 40% (the major required to calculate this number) Knowledge slightly). From this point of view, it seems that there is still more time left for our country? In fact, it will be difficult to increase the vaccination rate in the second half of the year, because in the first half of the year, the vaccination will be large and medium-sized enterprises, public service industries, doctors and school students, and other highly organized groups, leaving a large number of small and micro enterprises and self-employed individuals. , It is very difficult for people living in diaspora to organize to get vaccinated. In the second half of the year, it is very likely that there will be excess vaccination capacity, and a large number of low-organized Chinese do not want to fight or are unwilling to fight. In the first half of the year, the highly organized units have enough mobilization and methods to allow the employees of their units to achieve the best possible , And in the low-organization of small and micro enterprises and social diaspora, it is obviously impossible to achieve such a high vaccination rate. At the same time, because our country mainly uses inactivated vaccines, the effective efficiency is low due to the high safety characteristics. About three out of four people are effective. It can be obtained through simple conversion. To achieve the 70% herd immunity threshold , It’s almost necessary to vaccinate all employees, which is obviously almost impossible under the premise of voluntary vaccinations-the so-called “smart people” with the idea of ​​letting others vaccinate to form a group vaccine barrier so that they can enjoy protection without being vaccinated. “The number is not large. In particular, with the mutation of the new coronavirus, the infectious characteristics of the mutant strains in the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil have increased significantly. This makes it a big question mark whether the 70% vaccination rate obtained under the original infection rate is still valid. (Theoretically, the higher the infection rate, the higher the vaccination rate to achieve herd immunity). In summary, the Japanese government’s announcement that “the Tokyo Olympics will not accept overseas audiences” is a wise choice compared to the let alone European and American governments; compared to Japan’s current ridiculously low vaccination rate, it is a helpless (US) Both China and Europe have a tacit understanding of not providing Japan with sufficient vaccines). After all, Japan has not received as many vaccines from abroad as Serbia. How can it be confident that it will open to overseas audiences; compared to the exhibition economy which is less than 1.4 billion US dollars Loss, this is a choice of picking up watermelons (local industrial and commercial economy) and losing sesame seeds. As for whether to ridicule the Japanese government for embarrassment in front of the world, the respondent thinks it can be slowed down and wait until November this year to see what level of vaccination in our country reaches. Immune barrier can confidently and proudly announce to the world that when the Beijing Winter Olympics will not restrict overseas audiences from visiting China, it will not be too late to whip the corpse again.

strongman
6 months ago

In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection, the Japanese government has decided to postpone the reception of ordinary Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic spectators from overseas. A hotel person in charge said: “Many hotels are opened to meet the needs of the Olympic Games. For the industry, this is a matter of life and death.” The sponsors agreed: “Although it is very regrettable, there is no way.” This It is a blow to the tourism industry. A spokesperson for the travel industry giant exclaimed: “We have lost the opportunity to show the charm of Japan to the world.” So I think this is not only the loss caused by the Olympic spectators not coming to Japan, but also the future impact on the Japanese tourism industry. Estimated. Hotels have a large proportion of fixed assets in the service industry. After a large-scale investment is made, it will be recovered over a long period of time, so it can be said to be a “life and death problem. Even so, even if the impact of the new crown is not predicted, this is not just a facility set up for the Olympics. After the Olympics, it is also It will be recycled through operations, so I hope that the hotel can reformulate its strategy.

stockin
6 months ago

Visually, the incomparable Beijing Olympics will continue for 20 years, and the Los Angeles Olympics will not be comparable in 7 years. I originally thought that Japan is a country with a bit of culture at any rate. It is a member of the Confucian cultural circle. It should be very good to prepare for the Tokyo Olympics. With the Japanese style, it may be a little bit “falling cherry petals” and “round spring sun.” The elegance of “the night and moon in the courtyard”, the mysteriousness of “the mud cat sleeping and dying in the Buddhist scriptures”, the happy encounter of “the shade of the flower”, kabuki, pot dance, puppet jingliu, gaga music, rice-planting dance, flat music, There are still forms of expression. I am looking forward to the opening ceremony. As a result, the Tokyo Olympics is difficult to give birth. The place was originally small, and it was impossible to achieve the big opening and closing of Beijing. Many foreign opening ceremonies are big parties. They are enthusiastic and open, and there is nothing left. Only the Chinese and Japanese can get a taste of it. Looking at it now, the Beijing Olympics is still an art that no one can match for a long time.

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